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Best bullion tax tips for savvy investors

By Terry Hanlon Savvy investors know that owning precious metals can provide a de facto insurance policy for balanced financial portfolios. History shows precious metals, whether in physical or ETF form, operate as the ultimate hedge against inflationary concerns. But … Continue reading

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Children’s interest gives hope to hobby

By Philip M. Lo Presti I am not convinced that children have little or no interest in coin collecting or numismatics at all. I had thought that, but my perspective changed after a wonderful little event that happened last month. … Continue reading

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ANA to celebrate National Coin Week

National Coin Week will be celebrated April 17-23 by the American Numismatic Association with a variety of activities online and at the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum in Colorado Springs, Colo. “Portraits of Liberty: Icon of Freedom” is the theme. … Continue reading

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Camp Seven Bank archive stars

By Kerry Rodgers Any collector of World War II paper, camp scrip, essays, or even Aussie currency, must have experienced some mouth watering moments when reading the descriptions of nine lots offered in Noble Numismatics November 2015 sale in Sydney. … Continue reading

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Maldives to issue new paper money

By Richard Giedoryc The Maldives announced on Jan. 26 that a new series of bank notes is being introduced there, accompanied by a new 5-rufiyaa coin. The new coin is replacing a bank note of the same denomination. The note … Continue reading

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Why no current events on coinage?

By Richard Giedroyc CoinsWeekly.com publisher Ursula Kampmann made some interesting remarks regarding the lack of current events on coins in her Feb. 4 editorial. According to Kampmann, “… I am sure that I will see at the Media Forum on … Continue reading

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1792 issues in Heritage sale

Rare early federal coinage will highlight Heritage’s official Central States Numismatic Society Convention Signature Auction April 27-May 1 in Schaumburg, Ill. “We’re featuring two dismes that are pattern issues produced by the Mint,” said Greg Rohan, president of Heritage Auctions. … Continue reading

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Indiana ends tax on coin purchases

Sales tax will no longer apply to transactions involving coins, paper money and precious metals as of July 1 under terms of legislation signed into law March 24 by Indiana governor Mike Pence. Indiana will become the 33rd state to … Continue reading

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No. 1 Kansas $5 Brown Backs discovery

By Peter Huntoon The pair of No. 1 Kansas $5 Brown Backs shown in this column—one from the The First National Bank of Washington, Kan. and the other from The First National Bank of Clay Center, Kan.—constitute the biggest discovery … Continue reading

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Mongolia starts Evolution coin series

Late last year Coin Invest Trust launched the first two coins of a new Evolution of Life series produced for Mongolia: a 38.61 mm, 1 oz .999 fine silver 500 togrog and a 11 mm, 0.5 g .9999 fine gold … Continue reading

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